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Why Tobey Maguire Thinks There’s a Lack of Young Male Movie Stars

feedproxy.google.com – In a 2011 Vulture article, we sized up the sparse field of young leading men in the movies and plaintively asked, “Where Are the New Leos, Tobeys, and Jakes?” Three years later, that drought has only gotten worse. While the movies can boast a plentiful array of bankable female superstars ... 9 hours 35 min ago via donnieyen
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Morgan Spurlock, Paul Allen Announce Directors of 'We the Economy' (Exclusive)

feedproxy.google.com – Microsoft billionaire Allen bankrolls 20 top directors with three Oscars and six noms. 17 hours 5 min ago via jetli
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George Clooney Set For Golden Globes’ Cecil B. DeMille Award

deadline.com – The actor, writer, director and producer will receive the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's career honor during the 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards on January 11. George Clooney already has three Globes to his credit — all in different categories: Best Actor in a Drama for The Descendants (2011), Best Supporting Actor for Syriana (2005) and Best Actor in a Comedy.Musical for O Brother, Where Art Thou (2000).

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Chopflix Launches VoD Service for Asian Movies (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com – Los Angeles-based Asia Releasing is to launch an on-demand video service, Chopflix for North American fans of Asian movies. 5 days 10 hours ago via theothersenhman
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Chase Carey: Fox Is Really, Really Over Time Warner. Really.

deadline.com – 21st Century Fox COO Chase Carey must wonder if he'll ever have an interview where he isn't asked about the company's recent aborted effort to buy Time Warner — as he was, again, today when he appeared at the Goldman Sachs Communacopia. Investors still want to be assured that CEO Rupert Murdoch won't take them on a wild, and potentially costly, ride. 5 days 15 hours ago via brucelee
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‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ to Break Records for ‘Disney Infinity’ (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com – “Guardians of the Galaxy” isn’t just performing well for Disney at the box office. The company is seeing strong interest in the film and its cast of misfits on the small screen, as well — especially for its videogame “Disney Infinity.” Since becoming available in July, brisk sales for Rocket racoon and the “Guardians” playset... 5 days 15 hours ago via theothersenhman
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Sarah Jones’ Family Fights Open Road’s Attempt To Get Out Of ‘Midnight Rider’ Wrongful Death Suit

deadline.com – The grieving family of Midnight Rider camera assistant Sarah Jones isn't letting distributor Open Road Films off easy. Lawyers for Jones' parents, who filed a May 21 wrongful death suit against Open Road along with director Randall Miller, producers Jody Savin and Jay Sedrish, and more than a dozen other defendants for their daughter's on-set death, responded this week to the company's claim that it has “no causal connection” to the February 20 train tragedy. 6 days 11 hours ago via jetli
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Maker Studios ‘Mostly a Distribution Play’ for Disney

variety.com – The role Maker Studios will play inside the Walt Disney Co. is getting a little clearer months after buying the network of online channels for $500 million. 6 days 13 hours ago via brucelee
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Survey: Los Angeles Missing From 2014 Tentpoles’ Shooting Locations

variety.com – Hollywood has long complained about it, but runaway production has lately reached crisis proportions. The number of films leaving Los Angeles to shoot in states and countries with generous tax incentives has accelerated — a fact borne out by a new Variety analysis of shooting locations for summer tentpoles, the blockbusters studios rely upon for... 6 days 13 hours ago via jetli
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Kevin Smith Says He's Ending His Feud With Movie Critics

fb.indiewire.com – Plenty of filmmakers over the years have had acrimonious relationships with critics. After all, it can't be easy to spend a year or more of your life pouring your heart and soul into a project, only for a writer who's already seen four other movies at a festival that day to tear it to shreds. 6 days 16 hours ago via jetli
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What DreamWorks' Stacey Snider Means for Fox

feedproxy.google.com – As Spielberg's partner preps for a move to a suddenly red-hot studio, one insider asks: "Why do we need her?" as she comes, one says, only with a "keep the good times rolling" agenda 6 days 18 hours ago via jetli
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Warner Bros. Squeezed by Jeff Bewkes Strategy

feedproxy.google.com – Promised layoffs at the studio and Turner units come as the Time Warner CEO trims to boost value. Is HBO in play? 6 days 18 hours ago via jackiechan
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MGM Hit With $5 Million Lawsuit Over Classic Clint Eastwood, Marlon Brando Films

thewrap.com – Metro-Goldwyn-Meyer Inc. has been hit with a lawsuit by P.E.A. Films, Inc. alleging a breach of contract over the classic films “Last Tango in Paris” starring Marlon Brando, and Clint Eastwood‘s “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” and “For a Few Dollars More.” P.E.A. Films owns the rights to these films, and seeks to terminate MGM's licenses, alleging that MGM failed to provide accurate and honest accounting statements with revenue and expenses for the films, nor did they provide timely payment of amounts due to P.E.A. 1 week 2 hours ago via jetli
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Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer Awarded with Producers Guild Milestone Award

variety.com – The Producers Guild of America has selected Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer as the recipient of its 2015 Milestone Award. The award will be presented at the 26th Annual Producers Guild Awards ceremony on Jan. 24 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza. “On behalf of the entire Lionsgate team, it is a tremendous honor and deeply... 1 week 14 hours ago via jetli
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Oscars: Chile Nominates 'To Kill a Man' for Foreign Language Category

feedproxy.google.com – Alejandro Fernandez Almendras' third film will also be submitted for the Goya Awards. 1 week 14 hours ago via jackiechan
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